Missouri rockers Shaman’s Harvest have been on the scene since 1996 but it wasn’t until 2009 with the release of their album “Shine” and the hit single “Dragonfly” that they began to really make a splash.  Since then the band has gone through a few personnel changes, recorded songs for the WWE, and released 2014’s “Smokin’ Hearts & Broken Guns” album.  In addition to that, lead vocalist Nate Hunt was diagnosed with a rare form of throat cancer and has thankfully undergone successful treatments. Now the band is about to release a brand new record “Red Hands Black Deeds” and is in the midst of a summer tour which has them headlining clubs as well as providing support on the Nickelback tour.  This talented band possesses a uniquely raw and organic sound that is a welcome change in today’s rock scene.  BackstageAxxess had the opportunity to check in with Nate and find out all the latest details on the new album and tour as well as an update on his health.  Please join us for a conversation with Shaman’s Harvest frontman, Nate Hunt.


We would like to thank Steve Karas of SKH Muisc for setting up the interview with Nate. For more information on Nate and Shaman’s Harvest including the new CD “Red Hands Black Deeds,” please go to:  Shaman’s Harvest.

About The Author Gus

My first opportunity to write about music was with Kissunderground, featuring just one band (KISS). In 2006, I started working for another outlet that showcased more musicians. It was a great experience for me at the time. I personally nailed down some great interviews during my time at glam-metal.com (Paul Stanley, Jonathan Davis, Slash and Sully Erna to name a few). In early 2009, I decided to venture out on my own with the idea of creating a website that has all the offerings that a reader would want in a music review website. That's when Backstageaxxess.com began. I’m so proud of what was created here and of our staff that brings it to you. Each one offers a diverse opinion and a creative ability to share it in a unique way. We are so lucky to have them here. When discussing making a list of favorite shows with the staff, I also found it hard to narrow that list down to a select handful of shows. Everyone experiences a concert in their own terms, whether it’s the show itself, maybe it’s the people you met there and the new friendships created, or maybe it was meeting the artist at the show. For my criteria, I tried to stick to just the show itself, but again, it was sometimes hard to do. My first concert was Sammy Hagar’s first tour with Van Halen at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls, NY, on August 30, 1986. My favorites are as follows: 1. Kiss – Tiger Stadium - Detroit, Michigan 6/28/96 2. SARS (Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Rush, and handful of other bands) - Downsview Park – Toronto, Ontario 7/30/03 3. Paul McCartney (every McCartney show I saw was awesome, but Iwent with my first show) Air Canada Centre -Toronto, Ontario 10/10/05 4. Motley Crue – Memorial Auditorium – Buffalo, NY 12/19/89 5. Kid Rock – Tweeter Center - Camden, New Jersey 3/25/06 The honorable mentions would be any McCartney show (The Joint at the Hard Rock, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2009 or Air Canada Centre Toronto, Ontario 8/10/10), Prince (Club 2112) at the Rio Hotel, Las Vegas 12/30/07, Heart (Pulse Lounge * only 200 people) Hilton Hotel, Anaheim, California, January 21,2008, Monsters of Rock (Van Halen, Scorpions, Metallica, Dokken, and Kingdom Come) Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, NY 6/19/88 and the Rocklahoma Festival (Queensryche, Lita Ford, Triumph, etc.). Also, Cher (with my mom) at the Blue Cross Arena Rochester, NY, November 22, 2004.